Behavior Supports in Schools Conference

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Behavior Supports in Schools Conference

Description

BCBAs, BCaBAs, RBTs, paraprofessionals, special education teachers, special education directors, principals, school psychologists, superintendents, and other school staff are invited to the inaugural Behavioral Supports in Schools Conference on May 31 in Tumwater! At the Behavior Supports in Schools Conference, you’ll:

  • Learn about evidence-based practices that improve student outcomes 
  • Improve student support systems and multidisciplinary collaboration in schools
  • Build connections with BCBAs, RBTs, educators, paraprofessionals, school leaders, district leaders, and other school staff 

This conference will be hosted by Capital Region Educational Service District 113 (ESD 113) and the Washington Association for Behavior Analysis (WABA). Attendees will have the opportunity to network with colleagues and learn innovative, evidence-based approaches to supporting children in school settings. 

BCBAs are eligible for CEUs through the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, and certificated educators can earn clock hours through ESD 113. Registration is now closed.

Details

Behavior Supports in Schools Conference

When: May 31, 2024 | 8:30 am–4:30 pm

Where: Capital Region ESD 113 | 6005 Tyee Dr SW Tumwater, WA 98512

Who can join?: This training is open to BCBAs, BCaBAs, RBTs, paraprofessionals, special education teachers, special education directors, principals, school psychologists, superintendents, and other school staff.

Credits: CEUs for BCBAs will be available through CEUHelper. Certificated educators can receive clock hours through pdEnroller.

Questions: Stefanie Lamont

Registration Details

Registration cost: $200 early bird registration (March 1–April 1) | $250 general registration (April 2–May 17)

Registration is open March 1–May 17. Registration is now closed. 

Sessions

Sessions

“Utilzing BCBAs to Improve Behavior Supports and Increase Inclusive Opportunities” from Patrick Mulick, BCBA
Type of CEUs: Ethics

This session will challenge myths surrounding the inclusion of students with significant behavior learning needs, share innovative ways for school teams to utilize the unique skillset of a BCBA, and describe best practices for a whole-team approach to sustainable and inclusive behavior support.

“Special Education Law and BCBAs” from Jaimee Kidder, PhD, BCBA, and Candis Coble, BCBA
Type of CEUs: Learning

This session will cover federal and state special education requirements as they relate to school-based behavior support, behavior-analytic activities of a BCBA, and the supervision of RBTs.

“Coaching Educators” from Anna Troutman
Type of CEUs: Learning

This workshop equips behavior analysts with the tools to effectively apply the GROW coaching model, enhancing their ability to coach school teams toward sustainable problem-solving and capacity building.

“Feasible Data Collection in Schools” from Scott Spaulding, BCBA-D, Maria Fernanda Ibarra Gonzalez, and Elizabeth Kelly
Type of CEUs: Learning

This session will review the challenges with systematic direct observation methods when implemented in schools, and provide an overview of direct behavior ratings as a feasible, useful alternative.

“BCBAs in Schools: Growing Pains and Opportunities” from Vanessa Tucker, Ph.D., BCBA-D, LBA
Type of CEUs: Learning and Ethics

This session will explore the “growing pains” that have surfaced when integrating ABA services into schools. This will be followed by a case-based problem-solving activity across each of these areas.